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2011-03-16 09:30:00

CHICAGO, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis of user search data shows that a recent 10 percent increase in fuel prices has driven a nearly 70 percent surge in interest for hybrid vehicles and a 21 percent increase in compact vehicles, Cars.com announced today. Vehicles perceived as gas-guzzlers, like SUV's and pickup trucks, saw declines in interest over the same period. The same period three years ago saw an almost identical rise in fuel prices, but changes in car shopping...

2011-02-16 09:04:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the average price for a gallon of gas rising above $3 and reports that it could soon top $4 per gallon, consumers still showed strong interest in large trucks and SUVs listed for sale on AutoTrader.com in January. According to AutoTrader.com's January Trend Engine Report, trucks and SUVs accounted for nine of the top 20 most-searched new cars, 12 of the top 20 most-searched used cars and 11 of the top 20 most-searched Certified Pre-Owned (CPO)...

2011-01-25 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Cars released today its third annual Best Car for the Money awards, available online at http://usnews.com/cars-money. These awards recognize 18 vehicles that earn the highest marks for overall value and appeal within their respective categories. To select the award winners, U.S. News has combined its newly released 2011 car rankings with total cost of ownership data provided by TrueCar.com. The winners of the 2011 Best Car for...

2010-12-20 08:31:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Small cars and fuel efficiency were all the rage at the first major auto show of the season in Los Angeles in November, but shoppers are still attracted to larger vehicles, according to the AutoTrader.com November Trend Engine report, covering searches and site activity on AutoTrader.com for November 2010. The November report also includes the top-searched new, used and certified pre-owned (CPO) vehicles for the year. "While there is a greater focus...

2010-12-02 08:15:00

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What will the work trucks of tomorrow look like? How will they use less fuel, produce fewer emissions and help their operators work more efficiently? Get a look into the future of work trucks at the Green Truck Summit, March 7-8, 2011, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. The Green Truck Summit is the leading educational conference on green technology for vocational trucks, including utility, construction,...

2010-10-27 08:00:00

DETROIT, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM) will showcase its full lineup of Power to Deliver® aftermarket components at the 2010 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) to be held at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, from November 2, 2010 to November 4, 2010. The AAM team will be in AAPEX Show Booth #444 to present an overview of the company's aftermarket product portfolio of driveline components for...

2010-10-11 08:32:00

SHANGHAI, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford's Asia Pacific and Africa region posted record sales in September of 78,700 units, a 27 percent increase, and sales of 651,856 so far this year, an increase of 40 percent In China and India, Ford sold 482,129 vehicles so far this year, a 50 percent increase Led by strong demand for the all-new Ford Fiesta, sales in Thailand more than tripled from the same month a year ago, rising 264 percent to 2,049 units Led by the launch of the new...

2010-09-23 09:22:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- PickupTrucks.com now offers a free iPhone app to help pickup truck shoppers search dealer and private-party pickup truck listings so they can easily locate the vehicle they want while on the go. The app, which also works on the iPod Touch and iPad, is free and can be downloaded from the App Store on iTunes. "The new iPhone app will offer pickup truck shoppers the best of PickupTrucks.com so the growing number of iPhone users can access pertinent...

2010-09-14 09:00:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Style, performance and utility still win out with new-car shoppers on AutoTrader.com, with the super stylish Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro and Chevrolet Corvette jostling with large trucks, SUVs and sedans for spots on AutoTrader.com's top 20 most-searched new vehicles list in August. The reappearance of popular family cars such as the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry signaled wider interest in these vehicles from in-market shoppers compared to the previous...

2010-08-31 23:01:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford's new Police Interceptor utility is designed to complement the sedan introduced earlier this year and give law enforcement agencies a comprehensive choice for pursuit vehicles The purpose-built sedan and utility Police Interceptors will deliver at least 20 percent better fuel economy than the current Crown Victoria Police Interceptor Ford's utility and sedan Police Interceptors will debut simultaneously when production of the Ford Crown...


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